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Mississippi St. Football: Since When Are The Bulldogs A Powerhouse

Guest Post by Becky Wilcox Getty Images   So far this season, the Mississippi State Bulldogs have been a dream team to watch. They’re flying high sporting a 7-0 record and have a top-15 BCS ranking. The coach Dan Mullen believes they’ve been tested a lot. The team has been able to step it up in rough situations. Their toughest game is against Alabama, who have also been undefeated...
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tarp Swallows the Joilet Slammers Grounds Crew

I bet you’ve never looked at a baseball grounds crew member and thought that their life could be in danger while doing their job. I bet you’ve rarely, if ever, used danger and grounds crew member in the same sentence. Until now. Danger Will Rogers! Danger! These poor (I assume to be volunteer) grounds crew members for the Joilet Slammers (a team from the independent Frontier...
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July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton & Joey Votto: Handing Out Baseball’s Mid-season Awards

Guest Post by Johnny Hasson Josh Hamilton and Joey Votto Getty Images The baseball season is moving quickly. It seems like just yesterday that it began, but somehow each team has already played over 70 games. With such a huge part of the season in the books, it’s time to see who would win each of the major individual awards to this point. And away we go!   AL MVP – Josh Hamilton...
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June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Aroldis Chapman Performs Double Victory Roll After Picking up the Save for the Reds

After a blistering start to the season, Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, has struggled the last couple of weeks. He’s had four losses and three blown saves since June 7th. He had two blown saves in a row coming in to last night’s game. So after striking out three and picking up the save against the Brewers last night, it’s reasonable to expect Chapman to be excited. Two summersaults...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis: The Likely No. 1 Pick in the NBA Draft Will Not Shave the Unibrow

The 2012 NBA Draft is just days away. The New Orleans Hornets hold the No. 1 pick, and are widely expected to take Kentucky’s Anthony Davis. Davis was recently on WFAN in New York, and was asked, among other things, if he has considered taking a razor through that eye-popping unibrow of his. Here’s Davis’ response: No. Before I got to Kentucky, I did. Guys, fans would say,...
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June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

The Anatomy of a Lacrosse Uniform

Guest Post by Becky Wilcox Getty Images Lacrosse is one of the most dangerous sports a person can play. As such, the lacrosse uniform has to be extremely sophisticated. The uniform of a lacrosse player includes several different pieces of protective gear that are designed to keep the player safe while he’s on the field.  The Core Pads  Lacrosse uniform and teamwear starts with...
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June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NBA Free Agents: Roy Hibbert Wants Pacers to Step Up and Get a Deal Done

Getty Images Roy Hibbert is coming off a season in which he became a first-time NBA All-Star, and helped lead the Indiana Pacers to the second round of the NBA Playoffs. He’s also a big factor in the Pacers winning back the Indiana fans. He’s one of the more popular athletes in Indiana, and has improved each year with the Pacers. With so few quality centers in the NBA, there’s...
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June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: LeBron James gets a Beer Dumped on him by a Celtics Fan After Game 6

LeBron James showed up for Game 6 against the Celtics. He showed up in a King-like way dropping 45 points, grabbing 15 rebounds and dishing out 5 assists, in Miami’s 98 – 79 victory. Boston fans didn’t appreciate James not laying down, and one fan in particular, dumped his beer on James as he exited the court. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sjGX3GqnL0 I’m more surprised...
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June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

LeBron James: Greg Jennings Explains Why LeBron is not a Closer

On the eve of Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics, we turn to Green Bay Packers, Pro Bowl wide receiver, Greg Jennings for knowledge of LeBron James lack of closing abilities. Yes. Greg Jennings. When Jennings dropped by the Mike Heller Show on The Big 1070 in Madison, Wisconsin he was asked about LeBron not being a great closer. Here’s...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Fantasy Football Players with Draft Value That Are Primed for Big Seasons

Guest Post by Scott Jack Roy Helu Getty Images The 2012 NFL season is still a few months away, but every fantasy sports player knows that the sooner you start doing your analysis for the upcoming season the better. In this article I want to analyze some football players that have early draft value based on looking at the ADP from multiple sources on the internet and that are also...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

5 NFL Players Who Deserve to be in the Hall of Fame

Guest Post by Abby Evans You love to see your favorite players get recognized in Canton, NY at the NFL Hall Of Fame, but unfortunately, not all the best are seen as deserving of this coveted spot. While we all have our opinions on who deserves what, there is a list of 5 players that make the general collective vote of being someone who deserves to be inducted. Jim Plunkett Plunkett...
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May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Manu Ginobili and James Harden Double Flop

Flopping in the NBA seems to have become even more prominent this year. From the Miami Heat to Blake Griffin to Manu Ginobili (the biggest flopper in the league) the NBA is looking more like soccer everyday. Sunday night during Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals between the Spurs and Thunder, we witnessed something that has rarely been seen. The double flop. Manu Ginobili and...
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May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

UFC 146: Frank Mir Says He Knows Junior Dos Santos’ Weakness

Frank Mir looks to become a three-time UFC Heavyweight Champion this Saturday night when he challenges Junior Dos Santos for the title. Dos Santos will be defending the title for the first time since he won the belt from Cain Velasquez back in November. He also enters the fight with a score to settle for his friend and mentor, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Nogueira had his arm snapped...
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Shaq as the New GM of the Magic: Charles Barkley’s Thoughts

Rumors have been swirling the last couple of days about Shaq becoming the CM for the Orlando Magic. A fantastically horrible idea indeed. Shaq’s TNT buddy, Charles Barkley was on The Dan Patrick Show today, and shared his thoughts on Shaq becoming The Big GM: It’s interesting, to be honest with you. Obviously they’re trying to do anything to keep Dwight there and bring a buzz...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Russell Westbrook Makes Unbelievable And 1 as Thunder Knock Out Lakers

During the third quarter of last nights Thunder – Lakers playoff game, Russell Westbrook intercepted a pass from Ramon Sessions intended for Kobe Bryant. As Westbrook stormed down the court, Sessions tried to wrap him up, but Westbrook got a shot off. Take a look: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6fiqs8AuD0 That just happened. Kobe Bryant can’t even believe it. Either...
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Dwyane Wade gets in Miami Heat Coach, Erik Spoelstra’s Face

The Miami Heat are coming apart at the seams. Chris Bosh is out. Dwyane Wade is reportedly dealing with a leg injury. From ESPN.com: Wade has been getting some treatments in recent days to deal with a lower-leg issue that also caused him to miss some games at the end of the regular season. It seems to be affecting his performance, especially his jump shot, and is showing up in other...
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May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

James Harden Exacts his Revenge on Metta World Peace: Elbows him in the Face (VIDEO)

Remember when Metta World Peace delivered the elbow that rocked the NBA to James Harden? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSSjtEMm8YA Harden may not remember it, after the elbow resulted in a concussion. Remember or not, Harden got some unintentional revenge last night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjlqhHtTEW4 Reggie Miller quick to point out that it was “inadvertant”, and...
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May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Kimbo Slice Knocks Out Richard Dawson to Improve his Pro Boxing Record to 5-0 (VIDEO)

Former Youtube sensation, UFC fighter, and straight-to-DVD movie star, Kimbo Slice, stepped in to a boxing ring last night for his fifth professional fight. He entered the fight 4-0 with victories over relatively unknown boxers. This time he would face 79-year-old, former Family Fued host, Richard Dawson. No? OK, so it wasn’t the elderly, former game show host, but a boxer named...
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May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd Says Wade Boggs is a Bigot

Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd and Wade Boggs were teammates on the Boston Red Sox in the 80′s. From the sound of the interview Boyd did with Dennis & Callahan on WEEI in Boston, it’s safe to say Boyd and Boggs didn’t share too many beers after the games. Boyd on if he thinks Boggs is a bigot: I don’t think it, I know it. He was raised like that. His daddy was. I’ve spoken...
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May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Drunk Woman Stumbles on to the Court During Lakers – Nuggets Game

You know how it is. You’ve got courtside seats at the LA Laker – Denver Nuggets Playoff Game. You have one too many sour apple martinis, and be fore you know it you’ve wandered out on the court during play. I’ve seen it a hundred times. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lGyvUETgSUc Steve Kerr assuming the best by saying she might have dropped something...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Players Involved in Near Brawl at Orlando Club (VIDEO)

Two words Indiana Pacers fans do not want to see in the same sentence. Pacers and Brawl. But that’s what almost transpired outside of Club 23 in Orlando around 2:45 AM Thursday morning after the Pacers defeated the Magic to take a 2-1 series lead. According to TMZ, Pacers players, Danny Granger and Kyrylo Fesenko were involved in “a heated late night exchange” with a “pack...
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May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Mavs – Thunder VIDEO: Dirk Nowitzki and Kendrick Perkins Push and Shove

The defending NBA champs are in trouble. The veteran-laden Mavs are proving to be no match for the up-and-coming OKC Thunder. That doesn’t mean they won’t go down without a fight though. Things got heated between the Mavs fearless leader, Dirk Nowitzki, and the Thunder’s enforcer, Kendrick Perkins last night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r0K-Mgx0_Y Check us out on Facebook...
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May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts 3rd Round Pick, T.Y. Hilton: “Teams Are Going to Be in Trouble!”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nTySXrWWT0 In a draft where the Indianapolis Colts chose eight offensive players and just two defensive, the most intriguing pick to me was the third round selection of Florida International Wide Receiver, T.Y. Hilton. Check out his highlights in the video above. The first thing that jumps out at you is his absolute blistering speed. At his pro day...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Draft Video: This Woman Wants to Have Sex With Mr. Irrelevant

Hey Internet. This possibly drugged out, lunatic of a woman wants to have sex with the final pick of the 2012 NFL draft. She has some kind of freaky fetish for guys picked last. Enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDoXWDLwTO8&feature=youtu.be Jesus Christ Monkey Balls! Big Sky Conference, Hello! WTF is this chick on? Just an FYI, the Indianapolis Colts have the final...
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April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Why Massive Rebuilding Is Exactly What the Franchise Needed

Just two years ago the Indianapolis Colts were 14-0, making a run at a perfect season and on their way to Super Bowl XLIV. Now, days away from the 2012 NFL draft, they are rebuilding, or as new coach Chuck Pagano says, “building the monster.” The question many Colts fans are still pondering: Was such a massive rebuilding process really necessary? The answer—Yes. Even though...
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April 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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